Country report – Pensions in Ireland (February 2021)


In 2018, the Irish government published its “Roadmap for Pensions Reform”, which set out plans for a national auto-enrolment system to be implemented for 2022. The implementation of changes has been dogged by delays, with COVID-19 joining the long list of obstacles slowing the country’s pension reform, as we analyse in this report. We also look at how volatile financial markets have impacted funding levels of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes, and explore the potential of the new regulated investment limited partnerships for institutional investors in private assets.

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Ivonne Forno , CEO of Laborfonds